A Victorian Mournig Pendant for the 13th Earl of Pembroke.
A Victorian silver-gilt Pendant containing a photograph of the 13th Earl of Pembroke (1850-1895), and the reverse with black glass and gold lettering ‘Love, Sincerity, Courage’; ‘Adelaide from Pembroke & Gertrude’ ‘May 3rd 1895’.
In 1874 the Earl married Gertrude, third daughter of the Earl of Shrewsbury and this mourning frame was evidently a gift to Adelaide, Countess of Brownlow, Gertude’s sister. The pendant is contained in a red leather case with the initials ‘G.P.’
Height of the case – 12.20cm.; Width of the case 11cm.; Gross weight including the outer case – 140.30 gms.